Facebook and Twitters’ censorship purge continues, the tech giant has now begun removing hundreds of accounts that dare to criticise Saudi Arabia and Israel.Accounts were also removed from pages tied to Iranian actors that a cybersecurity claimed where promoting Iran’s geopolitical agenda around the world.The new purge comes following the leak of a confidential 49-page memo revealing the plan to defeat Trump by eliminating ‘fake news’.

The Mirror reports: The campaign was aimed at users in the United States, Britain, Latin America and the Middle East up through this month, according to an analysis by the cybersecurity company FireEye Inc, which first spotted the behavior.Russia has been linked to similar online influence campaigns, including an effort to sow political divisions among U.S. voters, but FireEye said its findings showed that the same tactics are now being used for different aims.Facebook shares suffer record fall losing £91 BILLION in value leaving Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune down £12.78 billion U.S. lawmakers echoed the sentiment.

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